The University welcomes applications for a permanent post in the general area of Ground Engineering at Grade 7 or Grade 8 (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) depending on qualifications and experience.
The post is in the School of Engineering, a leading centre for education in Civil Engineering and other disciplines. The key research priorities of the school are Net Zero & Environmental Sustainability, Engineering Materials, Digital Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering for Health, Autonomous Systems & AI, and Robotics. By integrating our theoretical, experimental, modelling and simulation expertise we lead internationally in several research areas related to sustainable construction materials, resilient engineering structures, materials in extreme environments, and geo-environmental engineering. We seek to appoint a Lecturer or a Senior Lecturer, to further develop our capacity in Ground Engineering. The post-holder is expected to undertake world leading research that complements existing activities and contributes significantly to our research priorities, particularly by cross-fertilising disciplines and methods. Further we expect the post-holder to contribute substantially to teaching Geotechnics and Surveying units as required at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to establish pathways for impact of their research.
We are interested to hear from early to mid-career researchers with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
The University actively fosters a culture of inclusion and diversity and seeks to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community. The Faculty welcomes applications from all sections of the community and are committed to having a representative workforce. Across our Schools/Departments we hold Bronze and Silver Athena SWAN Awards, which recognise our commitment to equality, diversity, inclusion, and access and particularly the advancement of women’s careers in STEM.
The University also holds a Bronze Race Charter Mark recognising our commitment to improving the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students within higher education. In addition, we are a Disability Confident Employer, guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria for a job.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Blended working arrangements may be considered
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.